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Alleged Nazi collaborators in the United States after World War II

Author: Christoph Schiessl
Publisher: Lanham ; Boulder ; New York ; London : Lexington Books, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book follows the story of suspected Nazi war criminals in the United States and analyzes their supposed crimes during World War II, their entry into the United States as war refugees in the 1940s and 1950s, and their prosecution in the 1970s and beyond by the U.S. government, specifically by the Office of Special Investigation (OSI). In particular, this book explains why and how such individuals entered the  Read more...
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Schiessl, Christoph.
Alleged Nazi collaborators in the United States after World War II.
Lanham : Lexington Books, 2016
(DLC) 2015046254
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christoph Schiessl
ISBN: 9781498529402 1498529402 9781498529426 1498529429 9781498529426 1498529429
OCLC Number: 930068060
Description: xxv, 217 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Policemen and camp guards: the crimes of Eastern European Nazi collaborators during the Holocaust --
The Allied and American War Crimes Trials after World War II: Nuremberg and beyond --
Nazi collaborators from Eastern Europe as immigrants: the displaced persons acts and beyond --
The search for Nazi collaborators from the 1950s to the 1970s: from Eichmann to the Ford Administration --
Changes to immigration law and the founding of the OSI: from the 1970s to the 1980s --
Afterword: the effort of the OSI in comparison and the meaning of the Nazi hunt --
Appendix 1 : complete list of suspects by name, ethnicity, alleged crimes, and result of investigation --
Appendix 2 : Cases' outcome.
Responsibility: Christoph Schiessl.

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